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Journal Article: The Mysticism of Augustine Baker

7 November 2017

The historical memory of Augustine (né David) Baker has been that of a ‘saintly’ figure, asubmissive and genteel contemplative who wished for nothing more than to...

IMEMS Fellowship: Exploring the manuscripts of the English Poor Clares

12 October 2017

In 2007 Durham University Library was gifted the lion’s share of the library of the English Poor Clares. Consisting of 796 printed works and 74 manuscripts, the extensive collection...

Conference Report: Early Modern Orders and Disorders, 28th June- 30th June 2017

17 July 2017

Last month I was lucky enough to present a paper at 'Early Modern Orders and Disorders: Religious Orders and British and Irish Catholicism'. The conference was held at the University...

Journal Article: The multiple identities of Julian of Norwich in Restoration England

2 April 2017

Julian of Norwich's current popularity is undeniable. As well as being the focus of a recent BBC documentary 'The Search for the Lost Manuscript: Julian of Norwich', she is also the...